resistance; meal, dinner, supper.
5. side dish, side order, entremets,
entrench, v. 1. dig in, fortify, solidify, establish; embed, fix, ground, plant, root; wall, fence, bulwark, barricade, embattle; brace, buttress, shore up, reinforce, stiffen.
2. trench, encroach, trespass, infringe, impinge; invade, ingress, make inroads, infiltrate; overstep, overrun, advance; intrude, obtrude, interlope,
entrenchment, n. 1. fortification, bulwark, rampart, bastion, Fort, vallation; trench, ditch, foxhole, dugout, sap, moat, fosse; nest, bunker, pill box, abri; beachhead, bridgehead, line, Mil. hedgehog; bank, parados, wall, embankment., mound; fence, defense, outwork, Rare, muniment; All Fort, work, redan, breastwork, earthwork, redoubt, lunette, tenaille.
2. encroachment, infringement, impingement, invasion; trespass, transgression, violation; intrusion, obtrusion, irruption; overstepping, overrunning, advance; inroad, ingress, incursion, infiltration,
entre nous, between ourselves, between you and me, Latin, inter nos, between us, between you and me and the lamppost; confidentially, in strict confidence, off the record, under one's hat, under the rose, sub rosa; secretly, privately, in private, intimately, under the veil of secrecy, hush-hush, hugger-mugger,
entrepreneur, n. 1. businessman, enterpriser, businesswoman, entrepreneuse; executive, Sl. exec, financier, industrialist; magnate, tycoon, U.S. baron, captain of industry.
2. contractor, employer, hirer; manager, director, producer, conductor, impresario,
entrust, v. delegate, depute, deputize, put or place in [s.o.'s] hands; confide, commit, hand over, turn over, deliver; make over, assign, consign,
entry, n. 1. entrance, entree, inlet, ingress, approach, access, admittance. See - entrance1 (def. 1).
2. statement, item, brief, record, minutes, account, bulletin, description; note, memorandum, Inf memo, jotting, thought.
3. contestant, competitor, rival; opponent, adversary,
entwine, v. intertwine, weave, interweave; wattle, thatch, lace, interlace, knit; splice, link, interlink, intertwist; braid, plait, crisscross, entangle,
enumerate, v. 1. list, specify, name, cite; estimate, check, check off, go over, run over, take account of; catalogue, detail, mark, take stock of; recount, narrate, relate.
2. count, compute, calculate, reckon, numerate, number, tally, add; call roll, poll,
enumeration, n. 1. listing, naming, citing, cataloguing, detailing, marking; recounting, narrating, relating.
2. computation, calculation, reckoning; tally, poll, census, nosecount; statistic, Inf stats.
3. list, catalogue, roster, checklist, Inf. laundry list; recapitulation, narration, litany.
enunciate, v. 1. articulate, pronounce, modulate, intone, intonate, vocalize, accentuate; say, express, utter, voice, breathe, give or let out, come out with; deliver, present.
2. affirm, assert, asseverate, avow, avouch, aver; insist, maintain, contend, hold, stand for or on; propound, propose, put forward; allege, claim, set forth; depose, testify, attest, swear.
3. proclaim, promulgate, state, give notice; declare, pronounce, profess, enounce; announce, publish, publicize, broadcast, herald, make known; signal, annunciate, knell; cry, blare, blazon, trumpet.